Mid-July Stories

A quick note this July 14th.



Finance

  • Apologies in advance for sharing this, but it made so much sense to share in the current environment we are in. Robert De Niro is going broke because his fancy sushi hotel is having trouble. Only in America. - Consequence of Sound


  • From Spear’s Magazine: The world has changed for everyone in the past six months, and the wealth managers in our index recognise that the old ways of investing will never return, read more here.


  • “Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. secured a 1.2 billion-pound ($1.5 billion) rescue in a major victory for Richard Branson, who snatched his U.K. airline from the the threat of failure under the weight of the coronavirus crisis. U.S. hedge fund Davidson Kempner Capital Management will provide about 170 million pounds in secured financing, while Branson, its billionaire founder, will contribute 200 million pounds after raising money from his Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. space venture.” - Bloomberg



Environmental

  • National Nature Service to power a green recovery, by Ben Goldsmith, Reaction


  • Humpbacks are some of the most watched whales in the world, and yet so much of their lives remains a mystery. by Bruce Grierson, Hakai Magazine


  • The European Nature Trust (TENT) and the Hagan Family Foundation are producing a short film on beavers. The film is in support of the Beaver Trust (Registered Charity). Updates will be available end of summer / fall. In the meantime please support TENT and Beaver Trust.


    Have a wonderful July!

    - Chad